SYMHC Classics: Ruth Harkness and the First Panda in the U.S.

SYMHC Classics: Ruth Harkness and the First Panda in the U.S.

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Stuff You Missed in History Class

Saturday, 7 May

This 2014 episode covers a 1930s a New York socialite with a dream. She wanted to be the first person to capture a panda from Asia and return to the western world with it. Her quest had a significant impact on the way the Western world viewed wild animals. 

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